2021 National Writing Contest

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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics has had a long-standing tradition of holding this annual essay contest throughout the nation, and the Houston Section of the AIAA would like to invite all 7th grade and 8th grade students from CCISD to participate in this year’s writing contest.

The topic for 2021 is “Describe science experiments you can conduct on the lunar surface that are unique to our Moon”. One 7th grade and one 8th grade student will be selected at the Houston Section level to advance to Nationals.

The deadline for students to submit their essays to the Houston Section is April 30, 2021. The Section winners will be announced on May 15, 2021 and the National winners will be announced on June 1, 2021. Attached is the event flyer with additional details on the essay submission.

Submit essay in MS Word (Preferred) or PDF format to Irene Chan

We look forward to reading you excellent submissions!!

Dr. Martin: A Career in Aerospace

11 March 2021

Virtual

Please join Dr. Michael Martin as he discusses his aerospace career as a former rocket engine tester, a senior design engineer on Orion, and a rocket propulsion researcher.

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Thursday, March 11 @ 7:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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AIAA-UH Annual Aerospace Professionals Committee

18 February 2021 7pm

Virtual

What: AIAA-UH will host our annual Aerospace Professionals Committee. We are asking for 2-3 volunteers to speak to its members over life in the professional world. Anything from technical to interpersonal advice would be a huge insight for the members.
When: Thursday, February 18th at 7pm via Zoom.
Anyone interested in participating, please email Kelly Graham

Engineers Wanted for Mock Interviews

Engineers wanted for mock interviews at UH Spring Career Fair

3 March 2021

Virtual

What: AIAA-UH is partnering with SWE, Society of Women Engineers, to provide our members with the opportunity to do mock interviews before the UH spring career fair. We are looking for some engineers in the field who could volunteer to assist in conducting some mock interviews with the students.
When: Thursday, March 3rd at 7pm on Microsoft Teams The student could share the screen or give the link to their resume in a private channel in Teams with the engineer, and the “interviewer” would ask them some questions.

If you are interested in participating in this event, please email Kelly Graham